Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics32.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive77.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140507
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 03 '19 at 04:19
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Memory 93.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 206
80% 135 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 395
54% 397 Pts
64-Core 404
27% 404 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
32.6% Below average
Lighting 129
Reflection 114
Parallax 123
34% 122 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 120
Splatting 0.2
33% 67.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$28
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 73 75 0.5 37 133 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 452
Write 417
Mixed 325
SusWrite 96.7
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 30.6
136% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 169
160% 248 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
680GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 133 162 161 161 162 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 161
Mixed 111
SusWrite 151
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.2
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97M-D3H Builds (Compare 558 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $953
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